Book Club: The Givers: Wealth, Power and Philanthropy in a New Gilded Age

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By Alicia Philipp, president and CEO Forty-one years ago when I came to the Community Foundation, no one used the word philanthropy. Fast-forward and it’s used commonly in the ubiquitous lists of big givers in major publications, and the word “philanthropist” is now consistently used to describe people. But what …

Government shutdown impacts nonprofits as well as federal employees

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Portions of the federal government have been shut down for nearly a month in the longest governmental shutdown in our nation’s history. The consequences are far-reaching, affecting not only the employees that are not being paid, but also the beneficiaries of many of the shuttered programs. Many nonprofit organizations are …

Children explore the power of giving time, talent and treasure at Planet Philanthropy

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The children and grandchildren of our donors had an entertaining and educational time at Planet Philanthropy on Saturday, August 18. This year, Planet Philanthropy took root at Trees Atlanta, one of our 2017 Managing for Excellence recipients. After a morning of learning about trees on the Beltline’s Tree Arboretum and …